: نادر الذهبي
) born 1946 in Amman Jordan
, is a Jordanian politician, who was prime minister from 25 November 2007 to 14 December 2009. He took office following the resignation of Marouf al-Bakhit
, and days after the parliamentary elections
in which Islamists and opposition were defeated by pro-regime candidates. On 9 December 2009, he handed in his resignation to King Abdullah II
, along with the rest of his government.
Born in Amman on 7 October 1946, Nader Dahabi is married with two sons and one daughter.
Early life and education
He joined the Royal Jordanian Air Force
as a cadet in 1964, he then got the position of assistant commander of the Royal Jordanian Air Force for logistics from 1992 to 1994.
He was the first Arab to serve as president of IATA
from 1996–1997, and served as a member of the IATA board of governors from 1995–1998. He was named Minister of Transports by prime minister Ali Abu al-Ragheb
On 25 November 2007, he was appointed as Prime Minister and Minister of Defense and formed the first Jordanian government with four women.
PM Dahabi is apparently an avid fan of AEK Athens FC
. In May 2008, he allegedly received a Nikos Liberopoulos
jersey as a gift from the Greek Minister of Defense, during an official visit of the latter to Amman
- ^ a b c "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 5 June 2011. Retrieved 12 October 2009.
- ^ WikiLeaks: cablegate, cable 2007-11-26 (07AMMAN4693) BIOGRAPHIES FOR JORDAN'S NEW GOVERNMENT Archived 7 January 2011 at the Wayback Machine, Retrieved 2011-01-09.
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